Asia Pacific business leaders are making necessary, strategic changes to meet the needs of a vastly changed business landscape — and deciding where legal expertise may be needed most to limit and manage disruption and soften risks.

This series of four reports features key considerations and action points for business leaders and decision-makers in the region as they make strategic decisions, pursue growth and secure lasting success. Based on a custom survey of 800 respondents, in partnership with Acuris, this series spans four main areas of business: Supply Chains, New M&A Landscape, Digital Transformation and ESG.


State of Play - Supply Chains and Trade Realignment

State of Play – Supply Chains and Trade Realignment

Understand how businesses view rising protectionism, regulatory scrutiny and shifting jurisdictional influence, and how this is directly impacting their supply chain strategies.

Key highlights include:

  • top concerns for businesses including trade disputes, rising protectionism and regulatory scrutiny
  • shifting investment trends and plans for supply chain diversification in the region
  • key risk areas around strategic transformation for business renewal
  • forward-looking perspectives on regional efforts, sustainability and more

Charting Growth - The New M&A Landscape in Asia Pacific

Charting Growth — New M&A Landscape

Businesses are using M&A to realize transformative change to remain competitive and resilient in an increasingly complex world. Explore how low interest rates and a positive financing environment are providing access to capital for businesses to pursue deals.

Key highlights include:

  • trends shaping the current deal environment, including strategic acquisitions and divestments
  • factors and challenges that will drive the next wave of deal making
  • how and why companies are optimizing corporate portfolios opportunities for both buyers and sellers

Riding the Next Wave - Digital Transformation Strategies in Asia Pacific

Riding the Next Wave — Digital Transformation in Asia Pacific

As companies respond to shifting demand patterns and propel their digital transformation (DX) agenda, understand the conversation on managing emerging risks, creating value from new technologies and aligning DX efforts with business renewal.

Key highlights include:

  • the uneven sectoral landscape for DX in the region
  • top DX risks affecting the pace of on-boarding and monetizing technology
  • key areas that can accelerate DX efforts
  • how propelling DX will help businesses stay competitive and seek growth

From Strategy to Action - Advancing ESG in Asia Pacific

From Strategy to Action — Advancing ESG in Asia Pacific

As businesses integrate ESG action into business renewal, there is an imperative to mitigate risks and pre-empt regulatory and compliance complexities amid uneven recovery and progress across jurisdictional and sectoral landscapes in the region.

Key highlights include:

  • the uneven jurisdictional and sectoral ESG landscape
  • the ESG risks that are top of mind for businesses
  • key forces propelling ESG action in the region
  • how advancing ESG is now intertwined in business renewal strategies